What browsers will Webnote work in?
I test the system in Firefox, Internet Explorer
5.5 (Windows), Internet Expoer 6.x, Opera 8+, and Safari
Can I use Webnote to store my own notes?
Sure, use it for anything legal. I have no
intentions of charging money in the future or deleting your
How are people using Webnote?
Some use it to store pictures, others have used it to
It has even been used for real time collaboration (sorry, no link due to server load issues).
Personally, I just use it to jot down some notes like an electronic TODO list.
Can I password protect my notes?
Not right now. If you want to password protect
the notes, you could
Webnote on your own server and use your favorite
authentication method (apache .htaccess, ssl, whatever).
The main reason for this is that it is difficult to prevent
scripting and allow users to put arbitrary HTML and
password protect notes.
Another reason I haven't implemented such a thing is because
I like the ability of being able to share notes by just
sharing a URL.
Why don't you just use a wiki?
I use different tools for different types of
notes. For me, a wiki is good for collaboration and
organizing lots of text (with hyperlinks), but bad at
visually organizing ideas on one screen.